Introduction to Islamic Calligraphy

When: Saturdays, 23rd June 2018 – 21st July 2018
Time: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Art of the Pen studio, Grand Union Canal, West Drayton, Greater London, UB7 7RQ

An introduction to the practice, methods and materials used by calligraphers in the Islamic calligraphy tradition.
Learn how to prepare a own reed pen and sized paper, practise writing the Arabic alphabet and explore the proportional systems that underlie the letters.
By the end of the course you should have made your own piece, using ink and gold leaf.

What should I bring?
All materials will be provided on this course.

Who is this course for?
All levels of experience and ability welcome.

What days do I attend?
Saturdays, 23, 30 June, and 7, 14, 21 July